“After eight years of intense negations, I am honored to announce I am hosting MTV’s second most prestigious awards show.”
Known for his unique, quick comedic wit, O’Brien currently hosts the successful late night talk show “Conan” on TBS and was among the first to build out an expansive digital and social presence through Twitter, Facebook, YouTube on the strength of teamcoco.com, making him a favorite of MTV’s Millennial audience. He is a Harvard graduate and two-time president of the venerable and notorious Harvard Lampoon. O’Brien’s illustrious writing career has also included fan-favorite shows “Saturday Night Live” and “The Simpsons.”
The “2014 MTV Movie Awards” will once again officially kick-off the summer blockbuster season, promising to deliver yet another epically funny, explosive, over-the-top show that features fan favorite films, actors and musicians. In addition, the show will honor the best films and performances from the past year, while featuring exclusive, never-before-seen moments from some of the most highly-anticipated summer films.
Following the nominations announcement, MTV will release “Nominee Rundown” that will feature the members of Our 2nd Life (O2L), the world’s first-ever pop-culture vlogger boy group, in short segments featuring crazy nominee-related games, stunts and pranks. The content will air on MTV during AMTV and be made available through MTV’s online, mobile and App platforms, as well as through O2L’s social channels. MTV will be working with O2L for the entire Movie Awards campaign up to and including having them as social correspondents for MTV on the Red Carpet.